"-one" Definition

  1. A suffix indicating that the substance, in the name of which it appears, is a ketone; as, acetone.
  2. A termination indicating that the hydrocarbon to the name of which it is affixed belongs to the fourth series of hydrocarbons, or the third series of unsaturated hydrocarbonsl as, nonone.

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Position in dictionary: 111 of 111710 words.
Word Type: , ,
Words that start with "-one": 1
Words that end with "-one": 3
Words that contain "-one": 3
Next words in dictionary: -ons, -or, -ory, -ose, -our
Previous words in dictionary: -oma, -ol, -oid, -ock, -nies

English Dictionary Definition of -one

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